A comprehensive review has compiled and summarized all current information about pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of the various subsets of myositis.
This two-part video demonstrates how to use ultrasound to guide viscosupplementation or steroid injection of the arthritic knee, interspersed with the corresponding ultrasound images.
Hardening of the skin in systemic sclerosis impairs patients' ability to care for their own teeth properly. As a result, this study suggests, dental issues may be prognostic indicators.
(CCR 2015) A number of new osteoporosis treatments are on the near horizon, drawing on a new understanding of bone biology, as described by a speaker at the Clinical Congress of Rheumatology.
(CCR2015) Nearly 100 new molecules are in development as RA treatments. This summary of a recent presentation by the ever-eloquent Ed Keystone MD gives a brief rundown of their mechanisms, progress, and potential.
Are you letting meaningless details squander your mental currency in rheumatology practice? The author points out how to recapture energy stolen by mere paperwork that should be used on your real job: Patient care.
Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease is many times more common than rheumatoid arthritis, but rarely studied and difficult to diagnose. Here an expert rheumatologist offers the basics for management today and prospects for the future.
The "Green Berets" of the brain, microglia cells, become hyperactive in fibromyalgia and are key to causing symptoms, said a psychologist and neuroscientist. Finding ways to control them is the key to future treatments, he feels.
Key features in the clinical examination of interstitial lung diseases and their management are the focus of a new clinical review. Highlights here.
(CCR 2015) A new rheumatoid arthritis (RA) research center in the UK intends to revolutionize the understanding and treatment of the rheumatoid arthritis by 2020 by using systems biology to move beyond the one-molecule paradigm.